RE: modeling, validating and documenting an xml grammar
Joe English wrote: > What are the real-world use cases of minOccurs and maxOccurs? > In my experience, occurrence constraints specifying anything > other than zero, one, or many are almost always an indication > of a bad design decision somewhere in the system. The lack of compelling use cases is most probably why M-N didn't make it into RELAX NG v1.0. The deficiency is not a big problem. Maybe the TC saw it as syntax sugar? Don't remember. > (Or maybe that *is* the use case? To be able to accurately > describe badly normalized legacy RDBMSs and other such things?) Don't know, but I'd be interested to know. Who out there is using minOccurs/maxOccurs in XML Schema beyond zero-one-many? Can you live without minOccurs/maxOccurs or do you gotta have it? Mike
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